Leo X


noun

Giovanni de'Medici, 1475–1521, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1513–21 (son of Lorenzo de'Medici).

Definition for giovanni demedici (2 of 2)

Medici

[ med-i-chee; Italian me-dee-chee ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪ tʃi; Italian ˈmɛ di tʃi /

noun

Related formsMed·i·ce·an [med-i-see-uh n, ‐chee-uh n] /ˌmɛd ɪˈsi ən, ‐ˈtʃi ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for giovanni demedici (1 of 2)

Leo X


noun

original name Giovanni de' Medici. 1475–1521, pope (1513–21): noted for his patronage of Renaissance art and learning; excommunicated Luther (1521)

British Dictionary definitions for giovanni demedici (2 of 2)

Medici

/ (ˈmɛdɪtʃɪ, məˈdiːtʃɪ, Italian ˈmɛːditʃi) /

noun

French name: Médicis (medisis)
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Culture definitions for giovanni demedici

Medici

[ (med-uh-chee) ]

A family of skilled politicians and patrons of the arts who lived in Florence, Italy, during the Renaissance. (See Lorenzo de Medici.)

Note

The family produced two queens of France: Catherine, in the sixteenth century, and Marie, in the seventeenth.
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